Happy Birthday to Mariah Carey! Here are 10 facts about the Grammy winning artist!

1. Born Mariah Angela Carey on March 27, 1970

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2. Her mother an Irish American was an Opera singer while her father, African-American and Venezuelan was an aeronautical enginer.

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3. In high school she was nicknamed “Mirage” because she used to skip class all the time.

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4. Mariah Carey recieved a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame on August 5, 2015

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5. When she sings, she has a 5 octave vocal range

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6. Together her and Nick Cannon had twins Moroccan & Monroe

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7. She has won a total of 5 Grammy Awards

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8. In 2002, she joined the board of directors on Fresh Air Fund. She supports their career program named Camp Mariah.

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9. Her song “All I Want For Christmas Is You” has 409 million views on YouTube since it was uploaded in 2009.

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